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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 507071, 5 pages
Vascular Neurology Nurse Practitioner Provision of Telemedicine Consultations
Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases and Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Hospital, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Received 9 November 2009; Revised 20 April 2010; Accepted 22 June 2010
Academic Editor: Athanasios Demiris
Copyright © 2010 Bart M. Demaerschalk et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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